Choose your country and language:

Africa

  • Global
  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • DRC
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Americas

  • USA
  • Argentina
  • Brazil

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia

Europe

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
Back

Refine your experience

Use the filters below to find exactly what you need.

Accommodation type
Things to do

Netflix JIVA - Eastern Cape Itinerary

Netflix JIVA - Eastern Cape Itinerary

This women's month, experience the Eastern Cape like never before with curated itineraries made just for you by South African Tourism and Netflix JIVA.

Flying directly between Newark Liberty International Airport and Johannesburg, OR Tambo International Airport is now easier!

Flying directly between Newark Liberty International Airport and Johannesburg, OR Tambo International Airport is now easier!

United Airlines has inaugurated its nonstop daily service between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and O.R. Tambo International Airport, with the arrival of the first flight into Johannesburg on the 4th of June.

Vibrant culture

South Africa’s Eastern Cape, Nelson Mandela’s home province

Vibrant culture
South Africa’s Eastern Cape, Nelson Mandela’s home province

Home to glorious stretches of beaches, mountainous terrains, jaw-dropping rock formations, a rich catalogue of plant and wildlife which includes the Big 7 (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo, Southern Right whales and Great White sharks), South Africa’s Eastern Cape province is also the birth place of the late global icon and humanitarian - Nelson Mandela. The acclaimed leader, whose birthday is celebrated globally through acts of kindness on 18 July, was born and raised amongst this province’s lush valleys and winding rivers.

Wildlife safari

Vervet monkeys: the mischievous primates with long tails are plentiful in many South African habitats

Wildlife safari
Vervet monkeys: the mischievous primates with long tails are plentiful in many South African habitats

Vervet monkeys are playful, mischievous primates that can be found all over eastern South Africa and are hugely entertaining to watch – as long as you keep the kitchen windows closed.

Trout fishing in South Africa: the angler’s ultimate casting call

Trout fishing in South Africa: the angler’s ultimate casting call

South Africa has plenty of idyllic spots around the country to attract fly-fishers, with 2 species of trout in our waters and a thriving support industry dedicated to great angling holidays.

Active adventure

Trail running in South Africa: off the beaten track… into Eden

Active adventure
Trail running in South Africa: off the beaten track… into Eden

South Africa has amazing trail-running terrain for visiting athletes, including mountains, forests, bushveld, beaches, savannahs and deserts – as well as some competitive runs to consider.

Vibrant culture

Xhosa cuisine: a delicious blend of ancient and modern

Vibrant culture
Xhosa cuisine: a delicious blend of ancient and modern

Visitors to South Africa should make sure they try Xhosa cuisine, whether in its Eastern Cape heartland or anywhere else that offers umngqusho, amasi, ikhowa and other delicacies.

Vibrant culture

Xhosa traditions: discover Eastern Cape’s indigenous culture

Vibrant culture
Xhosa traditions: discover Eastern Cape’s indigenous culture

Cultural villages and museums in South Africa are great places to learn more about Xhosa traditions and how these express the culture and beliefs of this ancient Eastern Cape people.

Active adventure

The Freedom Trail: coast to coast on a mountain bike

Active adventure
The Freedom Trail: coast to coast on a mountain bike

The Freedom Trail is an exhilarating mountain-bike route from East Coast to West Coast in South Africa that runs through some of the most spectacular natural beauty the country has to offer.

Active adventure

Surfing in South Africa: hot weather; cool waves

Active adventure
Surfing in South Africa: hot weather; cool waves

South Africa is a surfer’s paradise, and whether you’re a novice or an old pro, the different conditions of the West Coast, Garden Route, Wild Coast and KwaZulu-Natal offers something for everyone.

Breathtaking scenery

Flowering aloes in South Africa: see hills aflame with orange and crimson flowers in Eastern Cape and other arid areas

Breathtaking scenery
Flowering aloes in South Africa: see hills aflame with orange and crimson flowers in Eastern Cape and other arid areas

Aloe ferox – the red or bitter aloe – grows all over South Africa, but Eastern Cape hills are ablaze with orange and red from May to August; the province also produces great aloe health products.

Wildlife safari

The South African savanna – spotting the teeming life in bushveld grasslands

Wildlife safari
The South African savanna – spotting the teeming life in bushveld grasslands

The Big 5 and a bewildering array of life can be found on South Africa’s savanna – regions rich in plant, bird, insect and animal diversity protected in parks like Hluhluwe-Imfolozi and Kruger.

South Africa on social media

Copyright © 2021 South African Tourism
|Terms and conditions|Disclaimer|Privacy policy